Artifacts unearthed from Zhaoling Mausoleum on display in Zhejiang

Updated: Dec 7, 2023 Print
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Painted red pottery beast, unearthed from the tomb of Li Zhen (617-65), censor of the Zizhou prefecture [Photo/Official WeChat account of the Jiaxing Museum]

Zhaoling Mausoleum of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), located in Jiuzong Mountain, Xianyang city, Shaanxi province, is the tomb of Tang Emperor Taizong (r. 626-49) and Empress Wende (601-36). There are also more than 180 other tombs nearby, in which imperial relatives, concubines and princesses, as well as high-ranking officials are buried.

Artefacts unearthed from the Zhaoling Mausoleum quietly narrate the grand and magnificent history of the Tang Dynasty. The Jiaxing Museum in Zhejiang province is holding an exhibition featuring 83 of them. Seize the chance to admire them until Feb 29!

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